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Decline and fall is a novel by the english author evelyn waugh, first published in 1928 it was waugh's first published novel an earlier attempt, titled the temple. Rolo recounts the life and works of evelyn waugh. Biography early life born in london, evelyn waugh was the second son of noted editor and publisher arthur waugh he was brought up in upper middle class. Arthur evelyn st john waugh, born october 28, 1903, was the second son of arthur, a managing director of chapman & hall, publishers, and catherine raban waugh.
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